BTWSC Recruiting For Its Accredited Event Planning Course

BTWSC Recruiting For Its Accredited Event Planning Course

Following its successful application for a ESF/LDA Community Grant, BTWSC is now recruiting unemployed and low earners for the next cycle of its free* accredited Events Planning course starting late May 2009

he course takes place two days a week, plus some extra sessions, over a 6-8 week period. It’s free* but subject to refundable deposit of £25. There may be a few places for those outside of the target participant criteria, who must pay a fee of £50, of which £25 is refunded upon submission of assignment.

Course details of previous ASET Level 2 Event Planning Course follows

The course is targeted particularly at Participants from African/black or ethnic minority backgrounds aged 16-65 years, either unemployed, on low income, or working as volunteers, and lone parents** especially from the London boroughs of Brent and Haringey, with good English speaking and writing skills. Participants must write weekly reflective diaries, and submit a written assignment in order to qualify for certificate. Team work is necessary, and any prior knowledge of, or involvement in, organising any form of event is useful.

Course Focus:
Participants will learn how to plan a successful event in any field, such as a club night, music, film or book launch, fashion show, wedding, networking evening, a debate, an organisational meeting such as an AGM, etc considering all the factors that go into planning a successful event, like research, event co-ordination, health and safety, risk assessment, marketing, writing a press release, and post event evaluation. Participants will have some practical experience of designing, planning, and putting on an event such as a gig or a debate through in class simulation, and the option of working on a real live event.

Learning Outcomes:
a. Understanding the event planning process – Identifying the range of factors that need to be considered when planning an event – budget, venue, target audience, human resources, health and safety, risk assessment
b. Producing an event plan – Selecting event and devising an action plan with tasks and time scales, the tasks that are vital for its success, risk assessment, a contingency plan, promotional material for the event.
c. Putting on an event – Practical experience of organising a successful event
d. Understanding how to evaluate the success of an event – Identifying methods that can be used to evaluate the success of an event.

Progression:
Successful completion of the course will provide participants with pathways into the events industry and enable them to consider a range of employment roles, including self-employment, in event management within the Music and Entertainment Industries, or the diverse range of vocational fields.

For more info, or to pre-book: http://www.btwsc.com/course_detail.php?courseID=5

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